The Only Christ I Know

He was there, I was there
And no one else besides

His body blacked
And yellowing

Riven-red and starved
Who are you I said

I am
Who you are

And my body at once opened
Bright with its own scars


Chris Green is Professor of Theology at Southeastern University in the USA. He is the author of several books, including Surprised by God and The End is Music, both published by Cascade Press. He is also a visual artist.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s